Modoc


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Mo·doc

 (mō′dŏk)
n. pl. Modoc or Mo·docs
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting an area of the Cascade Range in south-central Oregon and northern California, with present-day populations in south-central Oregon and northeastern Oklahoma.
2. The dialect of Klamath spoken by the Modoc.

Mo•doc

(ˈmoʊ dɒk)

n., pl. -docs, (esp. collectively) -doc.
1. a member of an American Indian people of extreme NE California and S Oregon.
2. the language of the Modoc, closely akin to Klamath.
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To be mistaken for a coward--to be played for a Modoc: these two expressions are one.
When they was Indian-fightin' up there with the Modoc Indians, a lot of the miners an' settlers took a hand.
"They recollected a wagon-train of Oregon settlers that'd been killed by the Modocs four years before.
Headquartered in north-eastern California, Plumas Bank is a locally owned and managed full-service community bank that operates 13 branches: 11 located in the northern California counties of Plumas, Lassen, Placer, Nevada, Modoc and Shasta and two branches located in the northern Nevada counties of Washoe and Carson City.
Louis in Modoc, Illinois -- had been closed for several weeks.
But diverters in remote parts of Modoc County, for example, were looking at bigger bills, says Kirk Wilbur of the California Cattlemen's Association.
Professor Stockwell explores in depth the ousting of Parker, revealing the deep-seated prejudices that fueled opposition to him, and details Grant's stunned disappointment when the Modoc murdered his peace commissioners and several tribes (the Comanche, Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Sioux) rose up against his plans for them.
Oklahoma tribal nation projects include water quality issues pertinent to the Quapaw Tribal Environmental Office through the Tar Creek Superfund Site, and the Miami, Ottawa, Wyandotte, Shawnee, Eastern Shawnee, Modoc, Quapaw, Peoria and Seneca-Cayuga nations through the Grand Lake Watershed Council.
She also describes Grant in his second term as he lost faith in his original ideas, particularly after the uprising of the Modoc in 1873, the Red River War in 1874, and the conflict between miners and the Sioux that led to the Great Sioux War in 1876.
In July 2013, Lord Nickson was married at St Modoc's church in the village.
97 Spring Creek Hill Modoc Point section, Klamath County Owner: Oregon Department of Transportation Cost estimate: $5,000,000 $,000,000 Project team: not available 2.